Archive for September, 2013

Legarda Celebrates Greatness of Philippine Weaving Culture in Hibla

September 26, 2013

A row of weaving looms, a line of photographs of indigenous peoples in traditional garments, and a display of tropical fabrics from Senator Loren Legarda’s collection are among the highlights of the expanded exhibition, Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: The Artistry of Philippine Textiles, the country’s first permanent textile gallery. Legarda, patron of the gallery, led […]

Legarda: Strengthen Diplomatic Relations with other nations through ‘cultural diplomacy’

September 19, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda today urged the government to pursue strengthened diplomatic relations with other nations through cultural diplomacy during the budget hearing of the Department of Foreign Affairs. “We need a cultural renaissance. We need to understand that our culture, shaped by our heritage, practices, and tradition, is a powerful tool in promoting our diplomatic […]

Legarda to Launch Twin Cultural Exhibits in National Museum

September 18, 2013

Senator Loren Legarda is set to launch the Baybayin Gallery and the expanded permanent textile gallery at the Museum of the Filipino People on September 20, 2013.   Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said that the Hibla ng Lahing Filipino: The Artistry of Philippine Textiles, the country’s first permanent textile gallery, has been expanded […]